University of Cincinnati College of Law Ranked No. 28 in Nation

Helmer, Martins, Rice, & Popham, Co., L.P.A. is pleased to announce that The National Jurist magazine reports in its Fall 2015 issue that the University of Cincinnati College of Law ranks as No. 28 of all law schools in the United States by number of alumni who have earned the “Super Lawyer” distinction from Law and Politics magazine. You can review the article at the The National Jurist website.

Helmer Martins and its President, James B. Helmer, Jr., are longstanding supporters of the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Mr. Helmer is the Co-Chair of the College of Law’s Building Campaign and is a frequent guest speaker at the College. Over the last three decades, he has funded a College of Law professorship, a major annual student prize, annual scholarships awarded to more than two dozen students, and contributed in excess of $2.7 million for the construction of a new College of Law building. In addition, Partner Paul B. Martins serves as an adjunct professor at the College of Law and five Helmer Martins attorneys are College of Law graduates.

Lawyers at Helmer Martins have received the “Super Lawyer” designation from Law and Politics magazine, every year from 2004 to 2015, including as a Top Ten Cincinnati Super Lawyer and a Top Fifty Ohio Super Lawyer. Using a selection process that includes peer review, Law and Politics magazine selects no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in a state as its annual “Super Lawyers.” You can review the magazine’s methodology at the Law and Politics website.

In addition, partner Julie W. Popham was selected as a “Rising Star” by Law and Politics magazine in 2005, 2006, and 2007. Associate Erin M. Campbell was selected as a “Rising Star” in 2010. No more than 2.5 percent of lawyers under the age of 40 or in practice for 10 years or less in a state are selected as Rising Stars. You can review the magazine’s methodology at the Super Lawyers website.

The University of Cincinnati College of Law has a storied history. Established in 1833, the University of Cincinnati College of Law is the 4th oldest continuously operating law school in the country. Now the College is known around the world for its Urban Morgan Institute for Human Rights. And the work of its Lois and Richard Rosenthal Institute for Justice and Ohio Innocence Project continues to make a tremendous impact by freeing unjustly convicted persons from Ohio prisons. You can learn more about the program at the University of Cincinnati College of Law website.